December 5, 2019
Change will help grow Canada’s music industry
Stimulating creativity in actual work conditions
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With solo violin project of contemporary classical music
Switching instruments creates a songwriting metamorphosis
#ComposersWhoScore get together as “Hooded Ones”
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Tips from Front Row Insurance
From Serena Ryder, Laurence Nerbonne, Kardinal Offishall, and more
How you get paid when someone mechanically reproduces your music
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Currently lobbying government on several key issues
Adapting to constant, disruptive technological shifts
De nombreux changements et innovations
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Words + Music is the online magazine of SOCAN, the Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada. Just as SOCAN was formed in 1990 by the merger of its predecessor Canadian performing rights organizations PROCAN and CAPAC, their separate magazines merged in 1994 to form Words + Music. Our mission is to provide interesting, high-quality content about the increasingly exciting and
Nov. 22, 2019, in Toronto
Spirit of the West singer-songwriter passes away at 57
“Rock ’n’ roll is all about feeling and emotion”
For chart-toppers “Somebody’s Daughter,” “Do No Wron...
Upcoming concert honours songs that went from the streets of...
“I want to be guided by simplicity and pleasure”
The Laurentians band takes us inside Monami
For “Mimi” and “Feels”
Stepping out of his comfort zone on Maison ouverte
Singer-songwriter finds relief in creativity, connection
Serge Fiori, Michel Normandeau, Serge Locat, Louis Valois
The metalcore band launches its fourth album
Finding beauty in nonsense
SOCAN Songwriting Prize 2019 winners discusses their process
Feeding her passion for screen music
Glass Tiger frontman is the ultimate survivor
SOCAN members Rik Emmett, Gil Moore, Mike Levine will be hon...
With Beverly Mahood, Jamie Warren, Patricia Conroy
Several SOCAN members earn other ISC honours
“Hit Me with Your Best Shot” songwriter celebrated at 20...
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